Fall 2010 • Vol. 5, No. 3
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From the Editor, Fall 2010
Craig Biddle introduces the Fall 2010 issue. Continue »
Politics & Rights
The Ground Zero Mosque, the Spread of Islam, and How America Should Deal with Such Efforts
Considers the Ground Zero mosque, the spread of Islam in America, and how Americans and Westerners in general should deal with such efforts.
Science & Technology
A Prescription for America’s Health Care Ills
Stella Daily Zawistowski August 20, 2010 Audio PDF
Compares and contrasts the cost, quality, and accessibility of government-regulated, rights-violating medicine with that of free-market, rights-respecting medicine and finds, once again, that the moral is the practical.
Education & Parenting
An Interview with John Allison about Pro-Capitalism Programs in American Universities
The banking-magnate-turned-college-professor discusses his and BB&T’s continuing efforts and successes in establishing pro-capitalism programs in American universities.
The British Industrial Revolution: A Tribute to Freedom and Human Potential
Michael Dahlen August 20, 2010 Audio PDF
Surveys the essential history of the British Industrial Revolution, showing that what made this period so remarkably productive was its substantial economic freedom, which unleashed countless industrious minds to solve problems of human survival and prosperity.
Science & Technology
The Curious Life of Richard Feynman
Examines the life of Richard Feynman, and finds this great scientist and educator to be heroic in more ways than meet the eye.
History, Science & Technology
Herman Boerhaave: The Nearly Forgotten Father of Modern Medicine
Richard G. Parker August 20, 2010 Audio PDF
Looks at the accomplishments and legacy of a great hero of science, Herman Boerhaave, the nearly forgotten father of modern medicine, who may well be responsible for the fact that you are still alive.
Philosophy, Politics & Rights
A Civilized Society: The Necessary Conditions
Discusses the necessary conditions of a civilized society—or, the moral nuts and bolts of freedom and capitalism.
Good Living, Reviews
Review: The Flaw of Averages, by Sam L. Savage
David H. Mirman August 20, 2010 Audio PDF
David H. Mirman reviews The Flaw of Averages: Why We Underestimate Risk in the Face of Uncertainty, by Sam L. Savage.
Review: Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea
Burgess Laughlin August 20, 2010 Audio PDF
Burgess Laughlin reviews Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea, by C. Bradley Thompson with Yaron Brook.
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Reviews
Review: The Passion of Ayn Rand’s Critics, by James Valliant
Roderick Fitts August 20, 2010 Audio PDF
Roderick Fitts reviews The Passion of Ayn Rand’s Critics: The Case Against the Brandens, by James Valliant.
Review: How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
Daniel Wahl reviews How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes, by Peter D. Schiff and Andrew J. Schiff.
Review: Nothing Less than Victory, by John David Lewis
Daniel Wahl reviews Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History, by John David Lewis.